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Sports Medicine

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The UHS Sports Medicine Program is located at UHS Binghamton General Hospital. You can reach the program at 607-771-2220

The UHS Sports Medicine Program specializes in diagnosing and treating orthopedic and sports-related injuries, providing care on an outpatient basis. The program combines the expertise of certified athletic trainers and physical therapists, who work closely with sports medicine physicians on our medical staff to help patients resume their physical activities as soon as possible.

Clinical sports medicine services provided include:

Dr. Lissy on ACL Injuries

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Dr. Rodriguez on Injury Prevention

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  • Preventive sports medicine
  • Comprehensive evaluation of physical injuries
  • Surgical and non-surgical treatment
  • Rehabilitative techniques
  • Posture evaluations
  • Counseling on supplements
  • For concussion/mild traumatic brain injuries, visit our UHS Concussion Center webpage

Our experts in sports medicine provide comprehensive care at many local sporting events, as well as serve as healthcare providers for athletics teams from Binghamton University, Broome Community College, Davis College and several local school districts. Whether you are a weekend athlete, professional athlete, non-athlete or just have a physically demanding job, our sports medicine specialists are committed to helping you get back to the activities you love.

Sports Medicine Injuries and Conditions

Sports medicine specialists at UHS treat a wide range of athletic injuries common to both amateur and professional athletes. Below is a partial listing of the conditions we often see:

Elbow

  • Lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow)

Foot

Foot and ankle trauma

  • Ankle sprain
  • Broken ankle
  • Stress fractures of the foot and ankle
  • Tendon ruptures

Common foot problems

  • High arched and flat feet

Hand and wrist

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Cubital tunnel syndrome
  • Distal radius fracture (Colles fracture)
  • Hand fractures
  • Trigger finger
  • Wrist fractures

Head

Hip

  • Snapping Hip Syndrome

Knee

  • Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears
  • Cartilage lesions
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Meniscus tears
  • Multiple knee ligament injury
  • Osgood-schlatter disease
  • Osteochondritis dissecans (OCD)
  • Osteoarthritis of the knee
  • Patellar dislocation
  • Patellar tendinitis (jumper’s knee)
  • Patellofemoral pain (kneecap)

Lower Leg

  • Compartment syndrome

Shoulder

  • Biceps tendonitis
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Rotator cuff tears
  • Rotator cuff tendinitis, shoulder bursitis, impingement syndrome
  • Shoulder dislocation/instability
  • Shoulder labral tears
  • Shoulder pain
  • Shoulder separation

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